The Best Elvis Presley Movies

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Elvis Presley may be best known as a generational rock star, but from the very beginning of his career, he was making waves in Hollywood. From 1956 to 1969, he starred in 31 movies - and all while juggling a massive recording and touring career as well.

Not surprisingly, most of his big-screen productions took advantage of his pipes, as breezy musical romances like G.I. Blues, Viva Las Vegas, King Creole, and Blue Hawaii being among his most popular films. Still, the musical element was often paired with other genres - such as his roles as a boxer in Kid Galahad and a race-car driver in Spinout and Speedway, not to mention his Western forays like Frankie and Johnny and Stay Away, Joe.

The selling point for all of these movies was, of course, Elvis himself; they were built around his image as a singer, dancer, sex symbol, and All-American hero. But which Elvis movie is the best Elvis Presley movie? No doubt die-hard Elvis have been debating that question for decades now. Your votes will decide. Just remember that this list only includes his starring roles in feature films. For movies about Elvis, that’s another story - and you can take your pick among the many stars who have tried their best to emulate the King.

If you're a fan of Elvis Presley, then check out our lists of the best John Cena and Jean Harlow movies as well.

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  • King Creole
    Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, Dolores Hart
    • Released: 1958
    • Directed by: Michael Curtiz
  • Viva Las Vegas
    Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, Teri Garr
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: George Sidney
  • Jailhouse Rock
    Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy
    • Released: 1957
    • Directed by: Richard Thorpe
  • Follow That Dream
    Elvis Presley, Arthur O'Connell, Anne Helm
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Gordon Douglas
  • Blue Hawaii
    Elvis Presley, Joan Blackman, Angela Lansbury
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Norman Taurog
  • Loving You
    Elvis Presley, Lizabeth Scott, Dolores Hart
    • Released: 1957
    • Directed by: Hal Kanter
  • G.I. Blues
    Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse, Robert Ivers
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Norman Taurog
  • Kid Galahad
    Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Phil Karlson
  • Flaming Star
    Elvis Presley, Steve Forrest, Barbara Eden
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Don Siegel
  • Love Me Tender
    Elvis Presley, Richard Egan, Debra Paget
    • Released: 1956
    • Directed by: Robert D. Webb
  • Roustabout
    Elvis Presley, Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Freeman
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: John Rich
  • Wild in the Country
    Elvis Presley, Hope Lange, Tuesday Weld
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: Philip Dunne
  • Girl Happy
    Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Harold J. Stone
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Boris Sagal
  • Fun in Acapulco
    Elvis Presley, Ursula Andress, Paul Lukas
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Richard Thorpe
  • It Happened at the World's Fair
    Elvis Presley, Joan O'Brien, Gary Lockwood
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Norman Taurog
  • Change of Habit
    Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore, Barbara McNair
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: William Graham
  • Girls! Girls! Girls!
    Elvis Presley, Laurel Goodwin, Stella Stevens
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Norman Taurog
  • Charro!
    Elvis Presley, Victor French, James Sikking
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren
  • Clambake
    Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Will Hutchins
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: Arthur H. Nadel
  • Tickle Me
    Elvis Presley, Julie Adams, Jocelyn Lane
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Norman Taurog
  • Spinout
    Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Diane McBain
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Norman Taurog
  • Live a Little, Love a Little
    Elvis Presley, Dick Sargent, Rudy Vallée
    • Released: 1968
    • Directed by: Norman Taurog
  • Frankie and Johnny
    Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Frederick De Cordova
  • Paradise, Hawaiian Style
    Elvis Presley, Deanna Lund, Red West
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Mickey Moore
  • Speedway
    Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra, Bill Bixby
    • Released: 1968
    • Directed by: Norman Taurog